This guide is a resource book with ideas, definitions, stories and guidance for Jewish institutions to think about how they can make healthier and more sustainable food choices. The guide also includes an audit with a list of questions for an institution to use to be able to assess where it’s doing well and how […]
Food Waste Weekend is a first of its kind opportunity for the clergy of all faiths to speak to their congregations about the waste of food in America, each from their own faith perspective. Access this website here.
From Fast Company, March 2019 A relatively painless guide to cutting plastic out of your life You already carry a reusable grocery bag, straw, and water bottle. Are you ready to take your fight against plastic to the next level? Continue reading Or click here to download a PDF of the article (with no pictures)
Learn how to benchmark your organization’s carbon use with a step-by-step guide led by JCAN’s VP Fred Davis. Contact Fred for support at firstname.lastname@example.org. Fred Davis, JCAN VP pro tem, has 40 years professional experience in energy-efficiency and renewables. Fred will lead a training in bentshmarking during this webinar. Benchmarking is an essential step as […]
Rav Kook’s Introduction to Shabbat Ha’Aretz, a book on shmita (Biblical sabbatical year) by Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of the land of Israel in the 20th century.
A 120-page sourcebook that draws on a range of texts from within Jewish tradition and time, tracing the development and evolution of Shmita from biblical, historical, rabbinic, and contemporary perspectives.
A guide to help plan Shabbat meals, from thinking about what to serve to bringing insightful Jewish learning to your Shabbat table. In partnership with NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation.
A helpful article for learning about carbon offsets and whether they are right for you or your institution. Access this resource here.
Included in this guide for synagogues are specific suggestions on how to schedule and promote a vegetarian Green Kiddush, a list of concrete ways to make it “green,” tips associated with each suggestion, and templates of educational signage.